Recent extreme weather conditions have impacted farmers and ranchers in
FSA offers many programs to help producers recover from losses, including the Livestock Indemnity Program, the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program, Emergency Forest Restoration Program and the
"Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone who has suffered loss from the flood devastation. FSA is always here to support our farmers and ranchers through these times of adversity," said
Rehabilitating Farms and Ranches
NRCS provides technical and financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and other conservation programs to help producers recover and build resilience to better weather future disasters.
"NRCS can be a very valuable partner to help landowners with their recovery effort," said
Woodrich encourages producers to consult with their local NRCS planner to evaluate options for conservation practices reestablishment or plan development as waters recede. Both vegetative and structural practices may be of value during recovery efforts and into the future.
Producers with coverage through federal crop insurance should contact their agent for issues regarding filing claims. Those who purchased crop insurance will be paid for covered losses.
RMA Regional Director
Compensation also is available to producers who purchased coverage through
In addition to helping producers,